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Forum: Screens   10-03-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By RacerX135
Ok so I got the CinemaScope bug but not a high...

Ok so I got the CinemaScope bug but not a high budget to go with it. I currently have a draper premier 110" 16:9 screen and an epson 3850 projector. The draper screen is a motorized screen hanging...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-11-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,717
Views: 1,220,446
Posted By RacerX135
Quote: Originally Posted by chrwel14 I got...

Quote:
Originally Posted by chrwel14
I got my epson 8350 mounted the other day at "optimal height". The problem is that "optimal height" means I cannot stand infront of it without casting a shadow...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By RacerX135
You could use low profile or bean bag seats for...

You could use low profile or bean bag seats for a front row and that would add 2 or 3 more seats. I remember seeing an example if it somewhere in thus forum.

Good luck and post pics when complete.
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-06-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,086
Posted By RacerX135
Quote: Originally Posted by gremmy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by gremmy http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=19601706#post19601706)...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-06-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,086
Posted By RacerX135
We have to keep in mind that not everyone here...

We have to keep in mind that not everyone here are audiophiles or even videophiles. some people are more concerned with a Cool theater room and a big clean picture. They do not calibrate or fuss...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,385
Posted By RacerX135
Just get an Xbox with an HDMI port and sell your...

Just get an Xbox with an HDMI port and sell your Non HDMI xbox on ebay.

Probably cheaper then other options.

Xbox Elites and The newer Units have HDMI ports that do 1080p just fine.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By RacerX135
I replaced my Xv-Z9000 with an Epson 8350 and It...

I replaced my Xv-Z9000 with an Epson 8350 and It is like night and Day. I am sure you can do better if you spend more but if you are not into spending another 5-10K on a projector the epson will...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8,717
Views: 1,220,446
Posted By RacerX135
I have it set up with a 16' throw and 8.5ft...

I have it set up with a 16' throw and 8.5ft viewing distance

I use a 110" screen. Forget what kind but it is White. Da-Lite I think. I set up my home theater 8yrs ago with an xv-z9000 so the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By RacerX135
Just set it up. Amazing. Going from a very good...

Just set it up. Amazing. Going from a very good but almost 10yr old 720p unit. It is a huge difference. Avatar looks amazing on it. I will not attempt to review it as I do not have any if it's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By RacerX135
Should be picking mine up in a few days. I...

Should be picking mine up in a few days.

I am in North Jersey.

But I am on strict diet so I require Sushi. ;-)

Upgrading from a xv-z9000 This was a 10K DLP 720p unit that I installed 9yrs...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-10-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By RacerX135
Thanks for the help. followed your...

Thanks for the help.

followed your directions. I ordered three boxes from TIVO.com. 2 of the $299 ones and one of the $599 boxes. so I had three Tivo's I needed Cards for. I put myself on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-04-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By RacerX135
Quote:Originally Posted by bfdtv...

Quote:Originally Posted by bfdtv http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12117317)

Wired or wireless?


I have Gigabyte Ethernet Wired in every room....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-04-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By RacerX135
I Used Tivo since the first phillips model to...

I Used Tivo since the first phillips model to the original HD Directivo but then we switched to Cable and used the supplied 8300HD IO boxes from Cablevision. after 1.5yrs we have had it. Not only do...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-12-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,755
Posted By RacerX135
Quote: Originally Posted by Sean_O Choice is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean_O
Choice is good, but the lack of HDMI might be a good thing for a lot of people in the end, in that the more HD-DVD players in the market without HDMI, the less...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-12-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,102
Posted By RacerX135
Never Plasma for video games. A few years ago...

Never Plasma for video games. A few years ago their was no choice but now with good LCD's available I would avoid Plasma for Video games as I do not think they have completely solved all the burn in...
Forum: HD DVD Players   10-11-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,755
Posted By RacerX135
I love the 360. I use 4 of them as extenders...

I love the 360.
I use 4 of them as extenders and My media Center streams DTV and SD TV from 2 analogue settop boxes and 2 HD tuners. Also I have access to all my PC stuff. Also as a gaming system...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-10-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 152,729
Posted By RacerX135
well the hard drive did not change so I guess...

well the hard drive did not change so I guess they changed the compression used to record. Maybe they went from mpeg2 to mpeg4 that would really increase the amount of hours a hard drive can recoed....
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-05-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 152,729
Posted By RacerX135
Im sorry I have Sara OS North Jersey...

Im sorry I have Sara OS

North Jersey Cablevision

I will edit Previoue post witht that.

Gary P.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-04-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 152,729
Posted By RacerX135
I reluctantly swithed my 5 Directivo's (1 HD)...

I reluctantly swithed my 5 Directivo's (1 HD) for 5 8300HD's and 1 4300

I will not go into The TIVO Rant but suffice to say I miss the smart menu's. Well the 8300hd has some good points. All the...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-04-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By RacerX135
Be carefull when using Slingbox remotely ...

Be carefull when using Slingbox remotely

Thier have been reports of some cable Companies Capping upload speeds when they see you are upload constant stream.

so a 200kb/sec upload would be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-05-2004, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By RacerX135
I use theatertek for a player. I normally run...

I use theatertek for a player. I normally run DVD's in 720p since that is my preference but 1080i works fine as well. I had to tweak the advanced display options in the control panel a bit to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2004, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By RacerX135
1080i works fine with x800 XT here on my Sharp...

1080i works fine with x800 XT here on my Sharp 9000 Projector.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,383
Posted By RacerX135
I use DVD Shrink. But Resist the temptation to...

I use DVD Shrink. But Resist the temptation to make single .Vob's as it could in some cases cause probs.

Im not sure about .Iso's

I have 1.8 TB on a server and so far I got 300 DVD's on it. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-03-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By RacerX135
I have a Hauppauge 250 card connected to a PC in...

I have a Hauppauge 250 card connected to a PC in the basement and I use Snapstream Beyond TV on it and Beyond TV link on a PC upstairs. It works very well all PVR and live tv features also if you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-22-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By RacerX135
I had the same problem. It fixed itself after I...

I had the same problem. It fixed itself after I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers.

Also make sure you use a program that disbles macrovision like dvdidle.

PS: Get the Latest 4.6 catalyst...
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